Monica Martinez, MS

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Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern (License # IMH18592)

Hi – I’m Monica

Throughout my life the one constant has been my love of helping people. My own life experiences have led me to be passionate about working with first responders, medical professionals, and their families. I understand that working under constant stress, pressure, and scrutiny can take a toll on your mental health.

I get it that when you say good-bye to your loved ones and head to work, you think about the day ahead. It’s normal to sometimes feel scared and anxious. But – as a medical professional or a first responder you have to put your fear and anxiety second.

Sometimes it’s those that are most dedicated to their work who are at risk of being negatively affected by it. Many of you are constantly exposed to stress and trauma. This frequent exposure to trauma may be affecting you both personally and professionally and you may even have symptoms of PTSD.

Believe me, I get it! Just because you’ve ignored that fear and anxiety doesn’t mean that it’s disappeared. I can help you figure out what to do with your pent up fear, stress, and anxiety. I can help you feel like yourself again, have better relationships, and increase your focus on the future rather than the past.

With counseling, I can help you manage anxiety or past trauma to where it no longer interferes in your daily life. I know that it may be hard for you to reach out for the support that you need because you might fear the stigma of going to counseling. I want you to know that counseling sessions with me are 100% confidential and I always go at your own pace.

I know you’re used to taking care of everyone else, but it’s time you take better care of yourself as well.

I’m a proud alumni of Nova Southeastern University where I received a Masters of Science in Counseling degree from The College of Psychology. Currently I am a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern and expect to be fully licensed in the fall of 2021. I have worked in many different mental health settings over the years. I was born and raised in the Miami area and enjoy working with a diverse group of people. Besides first responders I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples.

My approach to psychotherapy involves prioritizing the therapeutic relationship and focusing on solutions. I truly believe that therapy is a useful tool to help people change their lives for the better. I am honored to partner with my clients on their journeys to a happier, healthier tomorrow.

In my free time I enjoy spending time exploring the country in my RV, am a sports fanatic, love exercising and spending time with my family and friends.

I’m currently accepting new clients and have daytime and evening appointments available. Please contact Seasons Psychotherapy Associates directly at 954-342-0982 or info@seasonspsychotherapy.com to set up a free phone consultation. I look forward to hearing from you!

*Accepts Private Pay, Cigna, Sunshine Health, and Beacon Medicaid plans (Simply, Humana Medicaid, FL Healthy Kids).

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About the Author

Carol Mirones, LCSW

Carol Mirones is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida who specializes in grief and loss, troubled teens, and bipolar disorder. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Masters in Social Work. Before founding Seasons Psychotherapy Associates, Carol worked in a wide range of mental health arenas. Her experience includes working with troubled teens and their families at an alternative high school, serving the needs of the severely mentally ill as a psychotherapist at a community mental health agency, and utilizing solution-focused short-term approaches within the psychiatric unit at a major metropolitan hospital to help patients in crisis. Carol's training includes:

Carol's own life experiences combined with her training and knowledge help her to connect with her clients in a meaningful way. She's "all in" when working with her clients to help them improve their lives. She is a proud mom of four, a wife, and an entrepreneur.